Samuel N. Addy – Director & Research Economist for the UA Center for Business & Economic Research

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UntitledSam Addy joined the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama in 1998 and became director in 2007.

Dr. Addy works with CBER’s eco­nomic research program and has directed and conducted economic im­pact studies for numerous public and private clients across Alabama. Other areas of emphasis include analysis of the state’s workforce, fiscal policy, natural resource and environmental issues and socioeconomic analysis for transportation and other development projects.

He has presented papers at international conferences, been pub­lished in numerous academic journals and is often quoted in local, national and international media.

Dr. Addy obtained a B.Sc. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana, his native coun­try, an M.S. in mineral engineering from the University of Min­nesota and a Ph.D. in mineral economics from the Pennsylvania State University. Before joining UA, he worked with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s program in arms control, disar­mament and international security.

He obtained his U.S. citizenship in 2007 and is married with three children.

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